Currently, I am an Entertainment Reporter at Vox Media’s Polygon. I primarily write about about animation, streaming, theme parks, and internet and fandom culture. Sometimes my pieces are serious, sometimes they’re funny, but they always aim to go deeper.
All articles can be found here.
Some highlights include:
A running column diving deep into the animated movies of the late 1990s and early 2000s, which despite often being financial and critical flops, were beloved by a generation that grew up with them.
- Pirates of the Caribbean is the ultimate girlhood fantasy
- Fruits Basket perfectly sums up ‘the mortifying ordeal of being known’
- The Road to El Dorado survived bad reviews, financial failure, and shitposting
- Criminal Minds was my show and it was never supposed to end
- The Great Movie Ride was the first time I experienced ‘Disney magic’
- The polarized reactions to Pixar’s ‘Bao’ are rooted in culture
- The abandoned X-Men movie of the 1980s isn’t missed by anyone involved
- The curious case of dust in The Lion King
- Every Disney direct-to-video sequel, prequel, and mid-quel, ranked
- Twilight’s resurgence as a meme sparks another fight for fan legitimacy
- For AO3, the fanfiction haven, a Hugo nomination is a long time coming
- The animated puppy fantasy Marona’s Fantastic Tale activates all the senses
- The Midnight Gospel is not an adult Adventure Time, except it totally is
- Netflix’s Never Have I Ever turns a bizarre cameo into a poignant statement
- Hulu’s Looking for Alaska overcomes 15 years of contentious John Green fandom